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tetrasyllable

[te-truh-sil-uh-buh l, te-truh-sil-] /ˈtɛ trəˌsɪl ə bəl, ˌtɛ trəˈsɪl-/
noun
1.
a word or line of verse of four syllables.
Origin of tetrasyllable
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; tetra- + syllable
Related forms
tetrasyllabic
[te-truh-si-lab-ik] /ˌtɛ trə sɪˈlæb ɪk/ (Show IPA),
tetrasyllabical, adjective
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tetrasyllable

/ˌtɛtrəˈsɪləbəl/
noun
1.
a word of four syllables
Derived Forms
tetrasyllabic (ˌtɛtrəsɪˈlæbɪk), tetrasyllabical, adjective
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